LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Our Mat by Andrew Barton Paterson.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 14, 2019.
Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; Greg Giordano; Hopeforce1; Jennifer Stearns; KHand; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Shelly Pinnock; Skip Gaul; Tomas Peter and tovarisch.
Banjo Paterson's speculations on a piece of prison craft. This poem references The Darlinghurst Gaol, a former Australian prison located in Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Australian poet Henry Lawson spent time incarcerated there during some of the turbulent years of his life and described the gaol as Starvinghurst Gaol due to meagre rations given to the inmates. It was closed in 1914 and has subsequently been repurposed to house the National Art School.( Wikipedia)
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